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Mercury and Argus
(c. 1635-1640)

Artist/s name
Medium
oil on wood panel
Measurements
49.3 x 64.5 cm
Accession Number
1996.658
Department
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Mr James Fairfax AO, Honorary Life Benefactor, 1996
Gallery location
17th Century & Flemish Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Provenance
Baron Descamps, Brussels; private collection, Brussels; included in Sotheby's sale, London, 6 December, 1989, no. 52 as ex collection Baron Descamps; bought by Colnaghi (dealer), London, 1991; from whom purchased by James Fairfax, Sydney, 1991; collection of James Fairfax, Sydney, 1991–96; by whom presented to the NGV, through The Art Foundation of Victoria, 1996.